September 2019

Accidents Caused By Running Red Lights Increase Sharply

2019-09-16T12:25:30-05:00September 16th, 2019|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents|

According to the latest figures from AAA, the U.S. has seen a significant surge in the amount of fatalities caused by drivers recklessly blowing through red lights. On average more than 2 people per day are killed as a result of these accidents on roads throughout the U.S. Alarming Increase Since 2012 2017, the most [...]

August 2019

Uninsured Motorist Coverage 101

2019-08-20T12:52:30-05:00August 19th, 2019|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

After meeting with yet another client today and giving her the news that the driver who caused her car accident had no liability insurance, I felt compelled to get some information out there about the most important automobile insurance coverage that no one is talking about. That coverage is called Uninsured Motorist coverage, or UM [...]

May 2019

How to Avoid the Most Common Types of Car Accidents

2019-05-24T12:54:31-05:00May 24th, 2019|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Law|

If you live and work in Mobile or the Gulf Coast area, there is a good chance you commute in an automobile. There is also a good chance you have been involved in a car accident, or you most likely know people who have been in an accident. One of the most dangerous things you [...]

April 2019

Alabama Anti-Road Rage Act

2019-04-23T20:51:49-05:00April 23rd, 2019|Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

Rep. Phillip Pettus from Lauderdale County retired in 2013 as a captain in the Alabama State Troopers, after a career spanning 25 years. Now he's applying his knowledge and experience to help push a bill he's calling the "Anti-Road Rage Act." The Bill's Details The bill's aim would be to prohibit drivers from staying in [...]

March 2019

Time Change Effects On Injuries & Car Wrecks

2019-03-08T16:00:18-05:00March 8th, 2019|Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents, Workers' Compensation|

  It’s time once again to give the clocks an hour’s nudge! Daylight Saving Time was implemented nationwide and standardized in 1966 as a means to save energy used in lighting. However its usefulness is now being called into question more and more as cultural shifts have changed the way we use energy, particularly with [...]

February 2019

Protecting Auto Accident Claims

2019-02-21T10:58:35-05:00February 20th, 2019|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Truck Accidents|

  The Alabama DOT estimates about a 98% chance of being involved in a motor vehicle accident in your lifetime. And based on 2016 accident data, typical drivers in Alabama, over their lifetimes, have greater than a one in three chance of involvement in an injury or fatal crash. If you have injuries or expenses [...]

October 2018

Halloween Scary Facts & Safety Tips

2018-10-26T11:41:37-05:00October 26th, 2018|Bike and Pedestrian Accidents, Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents|

  Halloween brings about sights and thoughts of haunted houses, ghosts & goblins, and spooky stories around the campfire. Celebrated every October 31st, it’s one of the most popular holidays with an estimated 41 million potential trick-or-treaters participating in 2017 alone. While most of the day is full of make-believe characters, and most of the [...]

June 2018

Holding Phones While Driving Now Illegal In Georgia

2018-06-22T16:38:37-05:00June 12th, 2018|Car Accidents, Causes of Truck Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Truck Accidents|

Beginning July 1, 2018, it will be illegal for anyone to hold a phone in their hands - or support the phone with any other part of their body - while operating a motor vehicle. Passed by the Georgia legislature as H.B. 673, and signed by Governor Nathan Deal, the law known as the "Hands [...]

March 2018

Distracted Driving Accidents in Alabama

2018-06-22T16:38:42-05:00March 8th, 2018|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

In 2017, the Legislature made it illegal to text while driving. The schedule of fines shows how serious the lawmakers are about this deadly epidemic: First offense, $25; second offense, $50; third and subsequent offenses, $75. Compare these fines to the $300 fine for littering. Litter does not kill, but distracted drivers do. It is [...]

February 2018

Protect Your Rights After A Car Accident

2018-06-22T16:38:43-05:00February 12th, 2018|Car Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Truck Accidents|

Car accidents disrupt lives, whether temporarily or for the duration of the injured person’s life. Residents and non-residents involved in an automobile accident in Alabama must follow state rules and regulations. This article contains important requirements and also helpful hints based on our experience representing people involved in automobile accidents in Alabama. Safety First After [...]